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Professor Kathleen Mulligan (Theatre Arts) was selected to participate in the seminar "Arts, Culture, and Transforming Conflict", sponsored by World Learning AlumniTies in Santa Fe, New Mexico December 10-13, 2019. Mulligan was among 39 alumni participants from various U.S. State Department exchange programs.

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Paul Dickson (Computer Science) gave the keynote address for the ACM SIGCSE Chapter Launch held at the UCD School of Computer Science, Ireland on December 11th. Dr. Dickson’s address was “Timeless Lessons from Teaching Programming, or Not”

With the College preparing to shut down for the winter holiday break, IC Mail Service is planning its Departmental delivery schedule.

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Keith Kaiser and Matt Clauhs present "Embracing the Traditional and the Emerging -- a win-win for ensembles, for music education, and for ALL students" at the International Band and Orchestra Conference -- The Midwest Clinic. 

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 Faculty and staff are invited to join their colleagues at the end-of-year gathering on Thursday, December 19, in the Emerson Suites. Come enjoy refreshments, music and a dance floor. Be sure to get your ticket at the door and enter the annual drawing for your chance to win a themed basket. Winners will be announced at 5:30 p.m.

We do ask that you RSVP, so we can plan our food and drink wisely. Faculty and staff who RSVP will receive a drink ticket. There will be a cash bar if you care to purchase additional beer, wine, or mixed drinks. Soda, water, and other non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.  

Jenna Heffron, PhD, OTR/L (HSHP; Occupational Therapy) recently published a systematic review on community participation interventions for people with stroke. The article was published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She co-authored the review with researchers from the University of Washington and the University of Illinois at Chicago. 

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As we near the end of the Fall 2019 Semester, we'd like to thank the Ithaca College community for a wonderful semester! We wish you the best of luck on finals and a safe and happy Winter Break. We look forward to seeing you in 2020! 

Did you know that we release monthly updates? Click Here for December's Dining Services Updates.

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The on-campus Food Pantry will be open this week on  Tuesday December 17th from 6-7 pm and Friday December 20th from 4-5:30pm. Fall hours will be every Tuesday from 6-7 pm and every Friday from 4-5:30 pm.  

*Spring hours will be Tuesdays from 6-7pm and Fridays from 4-5:30 pm.  

The Pantry is located in the DeMotte Room (you can enter by going down the stairs to the left of the information desk in Phillips Hall or by using the back entrance to Phillips Hall closest to the upper quads and near the stairs that up to the academic quad). The Pantry is open to any and all members of the IC community. There are no qualifications for this program. 

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The on-campus Food Pantry will be closed between December 21 and January 2 while the College is closed.    

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Barney Beins (Psychology) participated in a symposium on teaching diversity at the Northeastern Conference for Teachers of Psychology, a one-day teaching conference held in conjunction with the annual convention of the New England Psychological Association.

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Due to the College's winter break, time cards for the pay period December 9 - December 22, must be submitted and approved by close of business on Monday, December 16.  Any time cards not submitted and approved by this date might not be processed in time for payment on Friday, December 27, 2019.     

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When: December 18, 2019, 12:00-1:00pm, Lunch is provided
Where: Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett

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Monday, December 16
12:00 – 1:00pm
Center for Faculty Excellence, 316 Gannett

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Support Available for Our Students

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On Friday, December 13, Provost La Jerne Terry Cornish sent a message to the campus community on the topic of Student Voices and Our Campus Climate.

As students are visiting the hallways of Dillingham Center to view the shared statements of their peers, and to share their own campus experiences inside and outside of the classroom around issues of race, gender, and sexual violence, the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life would like to continue to offer our support.

Throughout this finals week, if you are looking for a space to process, to be in community, or simply to talk through campus experiences and resources, staff from the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life; the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach, and Services; and the Center for IDEAS are making themselves available for you.

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  • New process for all employees for reporting hours worked and time away starting with the December 23 pay period
  • Bi-Weekly staff will need to submit their December 23 – January 5 time card through the new IC HR Cloud upon returning from Winter break between January 2 and January 6
  • Other important details for all staff included below

We are pleased to announce that the College will begin using a new time card, paid time away, and payroll process through IC HR Cloud, beginning with the December 23, 2019 pay period, replacing the current process through Parnassus.

The change is intended to streamline the timekeeping process for all employees, including supervisors. IC HR Cloud will improve payroll processing efficiency and provide employees and supervisors with up-to-date information about hours worked and available absence (PTA) balances. 

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Tuesday, December 17th, 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesday, December 18th, 8:30-10:00am
Location: Center for Faculty Excellence - 316 Gannett

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Tuesday, December 17, 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesday, December 18, 8:30-10am
Location: Center for Faculty Excellence - 316 Gannett Center

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As previously announced in the Intercom, effective November 23, 2019 Zoom started requiring all participants of meetings and webinars to enter a meeting password along with the meeting room number when joining the call. 

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What inspires you outside of the workplace?   Ithaca College Staff are invited to showcase their art work at the Spring 2020 Staff Art Show.  More details will follow soon with entry guidelines, entry-form link, show dates and opening reception times.  Artwork to be displayed in Campus Center/McDonald Lounge. All staff are encouraged to participate!




Dear Campus Community,

Prompted by a classroom incident that took place earlier this semester, our students in the Department of Theatre Arts have sent a powerful message that they will no longer accept an atmosphere that allows hurtful and derogatory words and behaviors to go unchecked and without consequence. They are demanding that this institution both acknowledge this culture and take action to bring it to an end.

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